[dance-tech] test: press release

  • From: "Birringer, Johannes" <johannes.birringer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 00:11:06 +0100

M e d i a  R e l e a s e 

Radiator and Digital Cultures Symposium
on Performance, Dance, and Technology Art
 2 - 4 December 2005

This three day international symposium comes to Nottingham in December to
bring into focus artistic practices of live performance and dance using digital
technology in the form of lens based, sensory, networked or locative media.
Coordinated by Digital Cultures Lab based at Nottingham Trent University, and
Radiator, based at Broadway Cinema, the symposium forms part of Radiator
05 - the UK's leading biannual Festival of New Technology Art. The symposium
also concludes the four-day Digital Cultures Lab in dance technologies (Nov.28  
- Dec.1) 
coordinated by Johannes Birringer to convene a platform of exchange for some of 
most recognized dance technologists around the world. 

The Symposium will bring together leading practitioners, developers,
scientists and theorists from the disciplines that make up new media
performance including live art, locative and pervasive media, telematics,
performance and dance, wearable, sensor based and cybernetic technologies.
Confirmed participants so far:

Alastair Bannerman (UK), Aylin Kalem (Turkey), Blast Theory (UK), Troika Ranch 
Carol Brown Dances (UK),  Hellen Sky/Company in Space (Australia), Emanuele 
Quinz (France),  
Armando Menicacci (France), Ghislaine Boddington (UK), Gob Squad (Germany),
Gregory Sporton (UK), Henry Daniel (Canada), Igloo (UK), Igor Stromajer
(Slovenia), Ivani Santana (Brazil), Jayachandran Palazhy (India), John
Mitchell (USA), Karen Guthrie/Nina Pope (UK), Keith Armstrong (Australia),
Koala Yip (Hong Kong), Kondition Pluriel (Canada), Lali Krotoszynski
(Brasil), Liu Chun (China), Margarita Bali (Argentina), Marlon Barrios
Solano (USA), Michelle Teran (Canada), Mine Kaylan (UK), Nuria Font (Spain),
Jonatas Manzolli (Brazil), Paul Verity Smith (UK), Philippe Baudelot
(France), Ran Hyman (Canada), Rimini Protokoll (Germany), Sally Jane Norman
(UK), Scott deLahunta (The Netherlands), Sher Doruff (The Netherlands),
Simon Biggs/Sue Hawksley (UK), Simon Pope (UK), Erin Manning (Canada), Sita 
Popat (UK), 
Stamatia Portanova (UK), Steven Benford / Mixed Reality Lab (UK), Thecla 
Schiphorst (Canada), 
 Yacov Sharir (USA), Yukihiko Yoshida (Japan)

Some of the artists participating in the Digital Cultures Lab will feature new 
works during three days 
of evening activities, installations, screenings and concerts, starting with 
the opening night (Dec 1) at 
Powerhouse (Victoria Studios) and continuing through Friday and Saturday 
For details, see http://www.digitalcultures.org

The symposium is a collaboration between the Digital Cultures Lab of
Nottingham Trent University and the Radiator Festival for New Technology
Art. This year the festival expands its own boundaries to include the
city streets as well as a range of new partner venues. Radiator 05 (1 - 4
Dec 2005) presents installations, screenings, workshops, talks,
performances, music and satellite events live and online at Broadway, Angel
Row Gallery, Future Factory, Victoria Studios, Waverley 1851, Malt Cross,
Surface Gallery, Sandfield Centre and Preset. For more information go to

Symposium details:

Friday 2 - Saturday 3 December 2005 10am-6:30pm
Sunday 4 December 2005 10am-4pm
Victoria Studio
Shakespeare Street
Nottingham   NG1 4FQ

Full weekend: £100 (concs. £ 70)
Early Birds: £80  (concs. £ 55)
Single Day: £35  (concs. £ 20)
Early Bird registration (before October 15th)

Contact details:

Radiator Festival
14-18 Broad St.
Tel +44(0)115 840 9272

Digital Cultures Lab is supported by Future Factory, Nottingham Trent 
University, Arts Council England, essexdance, and UCE Birmingham. Radiator is 
supported by Arts Council England, EM Media, UK Filmcouncil Lottery Funded, 
Broadway. The Symposium is supported by Bonington Gallery, Creative 
Collaborations, Essex Dance, Future Factory, Nottingham Trent University and 
UCE Birmingham.

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